Exploration and empire: the explorer and the scientist in the winning of the American West

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Vintage Books, 1972 - History - 656 pages
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Review: Exploration and Empire: The Explorer & the Scientist in the Winning of the American West (Fred H. & Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint, #12)

User Review  - Ken Bickley - Goodreads

Quite scholarly, but good history nevertheless. Read full review

Review: Exploration and Empire: The Explorer & the Scientist in the Winning of the American West (Fred H. & Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint, #12)

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

Excellent history of geology Explorationists in US. National Parks, the grand Cnyon, the early artists & photographers of the West-all here! Warning: low estrogen content if any. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER Ir The Rediscovery of the Southwest
36
Canada Moves South
79
Aaron Arrowsmith Map of North America
100
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William Goetzmann was born in 1931 in St. Paul Minnesota. He received his BA and PhD from Yale University. He also taught taught at Yale before going to the University of Texas at Austin to develop his American Studies program. He is a historian and emeritus professor in American studies at the University of Texas in Austin. He won the Parkman Prize and Pulitzer Prize for historians for his work on the American west. His written works are focused on the topics of American philosophy, American political history and American arts. He wrote Beyond the Revolution: A History of American Thought From Paine to Pragmatism in 2009.

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